Inequalities: Theory, Experiments and Applications (Journal of Economics / Zeitschrift Fur Nationalokonomie Supplementum No. 9)

Inequalities: Theory, Experiments and Applications (Journal of Economics / Zeitschrift Fur Nationalokonomie Supplementum No. 9)

By: Christian Seidl (editor), Anthony Shorrocks (editor), P. Moyes (editor)Paperback

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Well-known economists analyze and discuss the latest developments in inequality economics, predominantly income inequality. The papers are theoretical, empirical and experimental and have not been published beforehand. They give answers to the problem of measurement of inequality and related topics such as equivalence scales or the influence especially of the public authorities in the way of different kinds of taxation. This volume is of special interest for all those working in the field of distributional economics.

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Contents

Inequality Measurement, Decomposition, and Redistribution Progression-Neutral Income Tax Reforms and Horizontal Inequity Welfare, Inequality and the Transformation of Incomes: The Case of Weighted Income Distributions Shapley Inequality Decomposition by Factor Components: Some Methodological Issues Approximating Unanimity Orderings: An Application to Lorenz Dominance Inverse Stochastic Dominance, Inequality Measurement and Gini Indices Experimental Investigation of Distributional Issues How Should Income Be Divided?; Questionnaire Evidence from the Theory of "Impartial Preferences" The Choice of Inequality Measure in Empirical Research on Distributive Judgments Equitable Taxation: Qualitative versus Quantitative Ratings The Over-Generous Boon: Tax Splitting in Germany Statistical Inference and Empirical Applications Bootstrapping Inequality Measures under the Null Hypothesis: Is it Worth the Effort? Inference on Inequality Measures: A Monte Carlo Experiment Poverty Persistance in Britain: A Multivariate Analysis Using The BHPS, 1991--1997 How Much Low Income Turnover Is There In Belgium?

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/02/2002
  • ISBN13: 9783211837146
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 374
  • ID: 9783211837146
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 3211837140

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